Epic Shot! NASA and NBA Demonstrate "Nothin' But Net"

  • Released Wednesday, April 12th, 2023
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 11:43AM
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To become United States' first-ever mission to return an asteroid sample to Earth, NASA OSIRIS-REx must make all the right moves to shoot the sample return capsule through a 'space hoop' to land within a 250 square mile patch in the Utah desert. NASA invited Deni Avdija from the NBA's Washington Wizards to demonstrate what it takes to make the perfect shot.


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